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On 29 June 2005 a single IEEE Italy Section has been established through the merge of the two previous branches: North Italy Section and Central & South Italy Section. IEEE Italy Section has currently 4670 members (December 2009) in the following categories:
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IEEE is divided into 10 regions, Italy Section belongs to Region 8, which consists of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
You can find here the IEEE Italy Section Bylaws